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What do White Americans Want to Know about Black Americans but are Afraid to Ask [Kindle Edition]

John H. Davis
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Book Description

"
Put an End to Racial Discrimination and Stereotyping Now!
Using his research and social experiences, author John Davis
offers sound solutions and suggestions to correct the negative
and unfounded stereotypes of black people


Crown Point, IN – (Release Date TBD) – There is no denying that racial prejudice and discrimination continue to exist and hound us all. For author John Davis, we need to establish a deep understanding of one another, learn how to respect each culture and realize that we are all the same in order to combat stereotyping and racial tensions. In his quest to make a difference for the better, he offers sound solutions to readers with his new book What do White Americans Want to Know about Black Americans but are Afraid to Ask, released through Xlibris.

The text is a compilation of facts designed to address and correct negative and unfounded stereotypes surrounding black people, particularly Black Americans, to generate dialogue and positive communication between black and white racial groups. These views were compiled by Davis after much research, travel in many states, and having formal discussions with lots of people of different races. With the objectivecontent of this volume, readers will learn that we are all basically alike and that there is no need for prejudice and discrimination to exist between us. In the end, What do White Americans Want to Know about Black Americans but are Afraid to Ask demonstrates that all people are alike regardless of their origins, backgrounds and mentality.

Help establish social peace and make a difference by ordering a copy of this touching book online at Xlibris.com or at your local bookstore today!"

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  • File Size: 233 KB
  • Print Length: 120 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Xlibris (November 5, 2007)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B005LVHXGM
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,596,439 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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1.0 out of 5 stars Good Idea But Poorly Written July 29, 2010
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
I was extremely disappointed in John Davis' book, "What Do White Americans Want to Know About Black Americans But Are Afraid to Ask?" I found the book to be very poorly written with numerous spelling and grammatical errors. In addition, the style was rambling and difficult to follow and the author often seemed to stray far from the topic.

For example, in Chapter 19, "Does Today's Black American Want To Integrate or Segregate?", the author doesn't cite any surveys or interviews of modern African-Americans regarding their opinions on this topic, nor does he cite any scientific research or even quote opinions by Civil Rights activists or "experts" on the subject sociology or human relationships. Instead, this chapter is a rambling discourse on the history of the Emancipation Proclamation, the Code of Hammurabi, the slavery of the Hebrews in Egypt and a story supposedly from a 1998 Essence Magazine article about the negative experience of an interracial couple on the New York City subway. The chapter never successfully addresses the question of the perspectives of African-Americans regarding integration and segregation.

Also troubling is the fact that the book is supposedly based upon the author's "research" and "formal discussions with people of all races" but contains no bibliography, end notes, or other cited references. The book seems to be comprised mostly of the author's opinions and casual observations rather than any true scientific or sociological study. As an African-American myself I think that this book would actually cause the negative stereotypes about African-Americans which the author claims he is trying to dispel to become even further entrenched in the minds of white Americans.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Friend's choice January 23, 2010
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This book was purchased for a friend who did not have a computer; Service was great and shipped immediately
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4.0 out of 5 stars Very interesting Read!!! November 30, 2009
Format:Paperback
I have written a similar book called Plain Talk-Everything you ever and never wanted to know about racism and stereotypes. [...].

I was very interested to read what Mr. Davis had to say about matters of race. This is the sort of book that seems written for White Americans, but all can benefit. It is informative to know others views on your race as a whole. You may disagree with some points, but there are a lot of points that will make you think. That's the most important part. He makes some poignant observations about the things that he has seen with his own eyes. Also research is provided to back up certain arguments. This book will keep your intrest until the very end. As soon as you look at the table of contents, you will be hooked. As a fellow author of a book on Racism, I highly recommend this book for all races. Check out Plain Talk-Everything you ever and never wanted to know about Racism and Stereotypes Volume 1-avaliable on Amazon Books-a-million and [...]Plain Talk - Volume 1
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